Brian Jungen is active/lives in British Columbia, Quebec / Canada. Brian Jungen is known for pop-conceptual sculpture, found objects.
Biography Brian Jungen
From British Columbia, Brian Jungen is a 'found art' artist in the tradition of Andy Warhol and Marcel Duchamp. However, unlike Warhol and Duchamp, he disguises the objects, concealing their original purpose. He also does small scale drawings and large format paintings. A reoccuring theme is challenging the influence of ethnography on cultural identity.
Born in Fort St. John, British Columbia, he is a graduate of the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. He has lived and worked in Vancouver, Montreal and New York City
His series Prototypes of New Understanding is composed of aboriginal masks made from parts of hand-sewn together Nike Air Jordan shoes. Jungen wrote: "It was interesti
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